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Fire Advisory - Edson Forest Area

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A fire advisory is in effect for the Edson Forest Area section of the Forest Protection Area due to dry conditions and the presence of exposed dry and dead vegetation, which is extremely flammable.
For the full Alberta Wildfire Update, visit https://srd.web.alberta.ca/edson-area-update
Under this advisory:
  • New permits will be considered on a case-by-case basis, only for essential burning.
  • Existing fire permits are valid but extension requests may not be granted. Permit holders must follow the safe burning conditions outlined on the fire permit.
  • New fire permits will not be issued for non-essential heavy fuel burning such as machine-piled brush piles and windrows.
  • Any burning without a valid fire permit, other than a campfire is prohibited.
Stay informed on fire restrictions and fire bans in your area by checking www.albertafirebans.ca.